West Oak Restaurant

4.5
838 Reviews
CAN$30 and under
Seafood
Located in the heart of Yaletown, West Oak is a bustling, modern-rustic space featuring white oak décor and a buzzing open kitchen. Vancouver’s go-to spot for fine cuisine and a serene dining experience, West Oak is the perfect place for relaxed evenings among good company.

With three exceptional menus, we have something for every time of the week:
Monday - Friday Dinner from 3:00PM - 11:00PM
Saturday & Sunday Brunch from 10:30AM - 3:00PM
Happy Hour Everyday 3:00PM - 6:00PM

Due to Covid-19 restrictions we will not be taking any parties larger than 6 guests. Thank you for your understanding.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 838 people are saying
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laurab
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My daughter and I had the most wonderful lunch at West Oak. The service was excellent, as was the food and I would highly recommend West Oak to anyone who wants a lovely lunch or dinner on a gorgeous patio.

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tiffofficial
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great patio with appropriate spacing and dividers.

The food was excellent -so tasty and filling! I tried the salmon benny. The parmesan potatoes are an excellent side dish.

The americanos are also really great!

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Seamus
Vancouver
10 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience3

The food was good, and the service was great. The patio was a bit of a tight fit.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall2food3service3ambience2

Loud, swearing rude table throwing phones and food were seated immediately next to our party (which included my 9 yr old daughter) No efforts made by staff to control behaviour or ask for consideration for other guests. This was at 6pm on a Sunday evening. My adult son asked the party to tone it down in consideration of his young sister, one of the people then became threatening towards him. My daughter was in tears. Was disappointing to not have staff support and even to hear a server apologize to rude party when they decide leave early after spoken to by my son. The server did apologize to us later, but only after other party was well out of earshot.

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NataliaB
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great experience and good delicious food. Just wish the dine out menu was still available

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hussansharma
Vancouver
11 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never had any complaints. Keep up the great work and food and service.

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vipAshleyS
Vancouver
26 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently amazing food, drinks, service and ambience.

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vipJason
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience with our server! Food was great and drinks were delicious!

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LBWhite
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food and wonderful service!

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The detraction to our experience was the staff needing to rearrange tables and partitions in the middle of our meal. The food was delicious and the Happy Hour was very good value for the money.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So much fun and bomb food and drinks!

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LadyDi1
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great - it’s hard to have ambiance in these crazy times - but what a great place :)

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EduardA
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pleasant atmosphere, very friendly staff and excellent food!

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Roza
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Amazing ambiance, food was very tasty n well seasoned. Had an amazing time with friends. There was a group of girls that were abit too loud. Kinda was annoying but overall great experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

50th Birthday

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OpenTable Diner
Portland
2 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

We were welcome into our table very nicely. However, the server was not attentive. It seems like he has his friends at the table right beside us. He was very chatty with his friends but did not even check if the foods were okay with us while we were dining for about 30 minutes. We also waited about an 1 HOUR for our food to come and the server did not pay much attention to us. Two of the dishes came out earlier and the other two came out a bit later. Finally, the server passed me the machine for payment and HE LEFT to the next table where his friends were sitting and had a chat with them. He also literally DANCED in front of them which shook the plastic divider where we could see him from the back. I wanted to speak with the manager but I was there to celebrate my parents’ anniversary and did not want to make any scene. Regardless, the server’s attitude was not acceptable. If I revisit in the future, i would refuse to be served by him.

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vipYaletownFoodie
Vancouver
48 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

The food and service was simply stunning. I think our server's name was Kensed or something like that. He was serving many tables and he moved quickly and efficiently. Impressive and attentive service. Both of our meals were also absolutely perfect - starter, main and desert. Even the house wine was nice.

The restaurant was not full when we dined --- so why pack up everyone into one section during these days? Yes, there are dividing shields between tables, but "psychologically" we felt crowded and a bit uneasy. Please spread your diners around when the place is just not full.

The music was simply awful. Awful and loud. And about halfway through the meal someone must have said something because the volume dropped and the music moderated. Thank goodness.

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Trish
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My 1st visit, will definitely be back, great energy and service!

MD
MannyD
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorite spots in Yaletown for dining and drinks. Chinois Prawns are the best. Beef carpacio also very good. Risotto and the Tomahawk steak are delicious.

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C00me
Atlantic Canada
11 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience3

We went to try the Dine Out menu at West Oak. Overall a pleasant experience, the starters were delicious but the cauliflower steak option was just a simple slice of cauliflower, so we were a bit disappointed on that side, even if that was very tasty. Deserts were very basic and honestly not tasting great compare to the level of the other dishes. The cocktails were really tasty and well executed.
Service was pleasant overall but the waiter had his mask below his nose almost the whole time of his service, which didn’t make us feeling super safe.
A very decent experience overall but we were expecting a tiny bit better of it.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience! Ryley at the bar was fantastic as always!

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience4

We liked the food a lot except for the Overly Dry dessert. It was so hard to dig a spoon in the super hard brownie. One of my colleagues’ dessert was not even presented well, it was running all over the plate. The ambience was good, but our server ‘Pierre’ was Terrible. She was not friendly and not welcoming at all. One of us had to hold the cutlery in their hands because she didn’t leave a plate after taking the appetizer dishes away. We were there to have a good dine out experience but the server really put us off! Ruined our experience with her attitude.

Overall, we felt that, because we were doing the dine-out menu the quality of service was purposely inferior.

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JanetW
Calgary
19 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Great vibe and good menu options. Service was excellent and servers were happy.

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ChantelM
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere staff and food. Awesome Happy Hour Menu!

YF
vipYaletownFoodie
Vancouver
48 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Consistently amazing food. Always great service. Unfortunately, every time simply awful, awful music. Bring your ear plugs.

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olgak
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. Totally enjoyable even with all COVID protocols in place.

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vipNikkiM
Vancouver
22 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went here for Dine Out Vancouver 2021, love this place anyway, having been here 4 dinner & brunch previously & it did not disappoint this time either. Everything was excellent: food, service & ambience/decor are elegant even with the plexiglass partitions. It was pretty busy but tables socially distanced appropriately. A definite repeater!

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DarrinP
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

This restaurant has a great happy hour menu! Food and service was top notch. Only issue I had was that the place was jammed - likely will not return until after Covid restrictions relaxed, although there is plexiglass between all tablez and the restaurant appeared to have hy cleanliness standards.

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vipAshleyS
Vancouver
26 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently great food and service. Alena was our server and she was so sweet and attentive. Food, drinks and ambience were perfect. Happy hour is an incredibly good value. The prawns, Maui ribs, and burrata are amazing. West Oak please bring back the Indochino cocktail!

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience2

Not the best service as we waited quite some time to place an order. The food also lacked a lot of flavour. For the price we paid, it wasn’t worth what we expected.

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FemiO
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious and well serve, love the shrimps that was the best of the best

JM
JesseM
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As great as always - friendly staff and good presentation with amazing flavour. Cant go wrong.

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vipFoodietoo
Puerto Vallarta
18 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A gorgeous yet casual dining room with a variety of seating. Very friendly, up-beat and thoughtful service. I love their Sablefish and prawn salad, absolutely the best. My husband really enjoyed the roast chicken too. The mussels here are good and the Chinois Prawns on the starter menu are decadently delicious.

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EliseC
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience3

We visited on Valentine's Day, in the midst of a pandemic so I am sure it was difficult to provide quick service. We waited about an hour for our food which the waitress was very kind & apologetic about. Sadly though, when the food did come it was lukewarm which makes me wonder if it was just sitting there waiting to be brought to our table. Not the best experience and this was only my second time here, the first experience offering poor service and long wait times, as well.

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vipfoodie15
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

The appetizers were okay however the main dishes (the lamb and roasted chicken) were amazing. Server was funny and nice however for the winter the patio is far too cold and could use some more heaters.

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vipLorrieO
Vancouver
14 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great staff, our waitress was amazing and food was great. Only downside was the patio door open with the snowy cold breeze on us. PS, our waitress tried to keep the door closed for all of us seated by the door.

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AnnaR
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Excellent food and service.
A little too much gangster music and level a bit high. But overall a great evening with delicious food and great service

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LoriR
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

The food here is always amazing. I ate every last bit of my sablefish meal. The serving size was smaller than most entres I found, but it truly was delicious. The cookies for dessert were to die for! Service was awesome from the team. I was only disappointed that when I noted my favorite umbrella was stolen from the front door, they didn't offer to reach out to the few customers who were in attendance that night, to ask for it back. I had to call the next day to ask them to make some calls. There was also an incredibly noisy group of 3 that seemed a bit out of place for a restaurant of this calibre. A bit unfortunate, but nothing that could have really been done about it. All else was amazing. Thank you!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was really good , fair pricing on food

TB
TanjaB
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great happy hour dinner and drinks.

FAQs

West Oak Restaurant does offer delivery in partnership with Skip The Dishes and Uber Eats. West Oak Restaurant also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (604) 629-8808.

West Oak Restaurant is rated 4.5 stars by 838 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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